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Five spacecraft-plasma models are used to simulate the interaction of a simplified geometry Solar Probe Plus (SPP) satellite with the space environment under representative solar wind conditions near perihelion. By considering similarities and differences between results obtained with different numerical approaches under well defined conditions, the consistency and validity of our models can be assessed. The impact on model predictions of physical effects of importance in the SPP mission is also considered by comparing re ...
Published by: Physics of Plasmas Published on: 06/2014
YEAR: 2014   DOI: 10.1063/1.4882439
In this paper, the electrostatic sheath of a simplified spacecraft is investigated for heliocentric distances varying from 0.044 to 1 AU, using the 3-D Particle in Cell software Satellite-Plasma Interaction System. The baseline context is the prediction of sheath effects on solar wind measurements for various missions, including the Solar Probe Plus mission (perihelion at 0.044 AU from the sun) and Solar Orbiter (SO) (perihelion at 0.28 AU). The electrostatic sheath and the spacecraft potential could interfere with the low-e ...
Published by: IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON PLASMA SCIENCE Published on: 12/2013
YEAR: 2013   DOI: 10.1109/TPS.2013.2246193